Friday, April 24, 2015
Three CCSD students named 2015 National Merit Scholarship competition winners

Three Clark County School District (CCSD) students were named winners of Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarships through the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Out of more than 1.4 million high school juniors who were entered in the competition after taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), the following CCSD students were among the first group of 1,000 winners honored for their exceptional academic ability:

  • Eric M. Lujan,...
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Friday, April 24, 2015
Calling all (bus driver) heroes!

Interested in becoming a bus driver? The Clark County School District will hold a transportation job fair Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arville Bus Yard, 4499 S. Arville, Las Vegas. Bus drivers earn $15.20 per hour. For more information, click here or visit www.teach.vegas.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Applications due April 30 for Latino Youth Leadership Conference

All high school juniors and seniors are invited to take part in the 22nd Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference, set for June 16-21, 2015 at UNLV. The event is free, and participants will stay at the UNLV dorms. Applications are due Apr. 30, 2015. Apply online at www.lylc.info. Questions may be submitted to lylc.nevada@gmail.com.

Category: students

Friday, April 24, 2015
SECTA student DeShawn Williams wins Gates Millennium Scholarship

DeShawn Williams, a senior culinary major at Southeast Career Technical Academy, has been named a winner of the Gates Millennium Scholarship for 2015. He is one of 1,000 winners chosen from more than 57,000 applications. Williams is ranked sixth in his graduating class of 360 with a weighted GPA of 4.659. This outstanding student plans to begin his college career at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma to major in kinesiology, with a focus on pre-med. He then hopes to transfer to either...

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Canyon Springs HS hosts hundreds of student leaders from throughout Nevada

Canyon Springs High School will host the Nevada Association of Student Councils’ state conference through April 25. About 900 high school student leaders from all over the state, including 600 from CCSD, are attending the conference, which began April 23. The event features motivational speakers, workshops, small group experiential leadership training and elections. For more information, click here or call CCSD Student Activities Director Sandy Ginger at (702) 799-8474.

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Express your views: Take the CCSD survey

The 2015 Clark County School District survey is available online through June 4 at ccsd.net/district/surveys. The 10-minute survey, available in English and Spanish, is completely confidential and part of Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky’s efforts to engage the community on important issues facing children and their families.

Surveys for staff and students are also available.

For parents and guardians who wish to participate, but do not have computer/Internet access, the following...

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Friday, April 24, 2015
District launches Student Vision video contest

No one knows what is going on in our schools better than those who attend them - our students. In order to help the Clark County School District (CCSD) showcase its key initiatives, Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky is asking students to let the district know what these goals mean to them through the Student Vision video contest.

“Our students are the reason we’ve set these goals and the reason we work hard to execute them, so it’s only fitting to know how our students interpret these...

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